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Paris-Nice Stage 2: Belkin's Moreno Hofland wins sprint
Crash 10km out takes out riders including points classification leader Gianni Meersman of OPQS
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Belkin's Moreno Hofland has won Stage 2 of Paris Nice in Saint-Georges-sur-Baulche, outsprinting Giant-Shimano's John Degenkolb to win. FDJ.fr's Nacer Bouhanni finishd third to keep the race lead after a crash cost rival Gianni Meersman of Omega Pharma-Quick Step the chance to contest the sprint.
That crash, which came 10km out, saw other riders who might have fancied their chances today such as Team Sky's Edvald Boasson Hagen, Tyler Farrar of Garmin-Sharp and Belkin's Lars Boom hit the deck.